The Board

Mr. Phrang Roy – Chairman, NESFAS, Member of the Advisory Board at AgroAcology Fund, Chairman at Meghalaya Water Foundation, Coordinator at the Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty, International Councillor of Slow Food International.


Dr. A. K. Nongkynrih – Vice-Chairman, NESFAS, Professor of Sociology, North East Hills University (NEHU), Shillong.






Dr. Carl O. Rangad – Ph.D. Agriculture with specialisation in Mycology (mushrooms); (Retd) Director of Horticulture, Government of Meghalaya.



Dr Junie Pearl Lyngdoh: Dr. Lyngdoh is a scientist at the Bio-Resources Development Centre in Upper Shillong. She is a promoter of the Indigenous System of Medicine and Traditional Healers of the State.



Dr. Gracedalyne Rose Shylla Passah: Dr. Passah is the Assistant Professor in the department of Allied Health Sciences, Martin Luther Christian University, Shillong from January 2019 till date.




Gavin C Shullai: Mr. Shullai is the Programme Manager of the 1917 Integrated Technology Enabled Agri Management System (iTeams)




Hamsniawpher Suchiang: Mrs. Suchiang is currently an Executive Member of the Dorbar Mulum, Jaintia Hills, secretary of the Village Organisation Mulum, Secretary of Iaraplang SHG and convenor of Iarapland Group (PGS) in Mulum.



Dr. Amba Jamir: Dr. Jamir is a development consulting expert with over 28 years of multidisciplinary and multi-team experience policy formulation to project development and implementation.

Merril N Sangma: Mr. Sangma is currently the District Horticulture Officer of West Garo Hills District. He is also the Secretary of the North Eastern Academy for Human Resource Development Trust in Tura.

Bisikrin Marwein: Ms. Marwein is an accredited social health activist (ASHA) worker at Mawlum Mawjahksew, West Khasi Hills and takes care of the health aspects and activities in the community.